Flashcards in Author's Purpose Modes Of Writing Deck (11):
- dependent on the nature of composition, the intended audience, and the expertise of the writer in order to share a viewpoint or give an insight on a prevailing issue.
Purpose of writing
3 reasons for writing
• often called expository writing.
> expository writing shows or explain facts
> biography of barrack Obama
>News report about a shooting
> Note to a friend
Essay about. " killer bees "
: expository- expose
Writing to inform
• attempts to influence the reader.
Usually makes an argument
• writing expresses an opinion ( may use facts to support)
A cover letter for your resume
An essay urging readers to recycle
Writing to persuade
• narrative: stories.
Have a beginning , middle, and end.
* stories may have a lesson , but the author' s main purpose is to entertain
Harry potter books
Poems about love
Narrative essay about the big game
Script for a TV show
Writing to entertain
Is it a story, poem, or drama (script)
Does the text make arguments
Does the text give facts¿